BIOGRAPHY

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Fion Liu is a Canadian born multi-disciplinary new media artist raised in Hong Kong; currently residing in Toronto. Their work focuses on themes of duality, mortality, abjection, and alter-ego. They are recognized for their black and white line-work designs and morbid humour; working in a variety of mediums including analogue recycled electronics, ink illustration, performance/installation, video, website and app design. 

They are known for tattooing touring musicians under the alias SADSTAB.

PRESS

SARAH'S HOTSPOT, 2021

"Interview: Sadstab"

https://www.sarahshotspot.com/post/interview-sadstab

THIS BROKEN MIXTAPE, 2021

"S6E10 - SADSTAB"

http://www.thisbrokenmixtape.com/archive/s6e10-sadstab

EXCLAIM!, 2020

"Meet Sadstab, Your Favourite Band's Favourite Tattoo Artist"

https://exclaim.ca/music/article/meet_sadstab_your_favourite_bands_favourite_tattoo_artist

RARE CANDY, 2019

"Palehound interview"

http://www.rarecandy.org/interviews-2/2019/9/30/palehound

MELTED, 2018
"AN INTERVIEW WITH SADSTAB"

https://www.meltedmagazine.com/blog/2018/9/22/an-interview-with-sadstab

EXCLAIM!, 2018

"PUP's Stefan Babcock Confronts Cactus Fears in Final Chapter of 'Cactuses'"

https://exclaim.ca/music/article/pups_stefan_babcock_confronts_cactus_fears_in_final_chapter_of_cactuses

THE MCGILL TRIBUNE, 2017

"Stick n’ poke tattoo culture spreads across Montreal"

http://www.mcgilltribune.com/student-living/stick-n-poke-tattoo-culture-spreads-across-montreal-723489/

 

RYERSONIAN, 2017

"RTA stick ‘n’ poke artist stabbing her way into the industry"

http://ryersonian.ca/rta-stick-n-poke-artist-stabbing-her-way-into-the-industry/

RYERSON FOLIO, 2017

"New media students unite the worlds of fine art and technology at META2017 "

http://ryersonfolio.com/new-media-students-unite-worlds-fine-art-technology-meta2017/